Hotel Le Chalet Blanc
Travel Blogs from Montgenevre
... way but we did not find it. I fell in love with the cute little marmots that were scampering over the high alpine slopes. We saw very few cars going in either direction - that should have given us some clues as to how far we were off the beaten track. The resorts in this area are quiet with the winter season having finished and the summer not yet in full swing.
We are staying in the Hotel Eidelweiss - a hotel that is very popular ...
Salut mes chatons,
Susa Italy was a very cute little town nestled in a valley halfway between Briancon and Turin. We did not spend much time there but since it was the destination of our carpool, we decided to check it out before continuing to Turin. We went to a local restaurant and ate some pizza, and wandered the streets a little bit before heading to the train station.
And that's about all!
From Italy, with love,
... inbetween some of the rolling hills. The resort was one of the biggest resorts that I have seen. Even if you stayed in the slopes the entire time, the resort seemed to go on forever. That coupled with the extent of uncharted backcountry gave an impression of unceasing terrain. Some of the backcountry areas were a bit above our level, but I still had a blast trying to tame it the best I ...
... ll be too old
by then. (Nothing but the Olympics can make a 22-26 year old feel ancient.)
Second, I’m still not fully insured by the French government yet, and that
would not have been good were anything to actually happen. Lastly, it’s really
hard to clutch with a broken left leg or switch gears with a broken right arm.
(Yes, I’m still blaming all of my problems on manual transmissions.)
Ètoile in Bonhomme
... was almost nil! We got to an area that had quite a bit of green but they were all slopes that were going sideways down the mountain. It worked well for Laura on skis but did not work well for me to get warmed up on my board. Getting back off the mountain was difficult as most of the mountain is black with some green very high up. So, we had to travel sideways down the mountain on this narrow trail that was way too crowded!